Graphics Library >> World Resources 2008: Roots of R ... >> Lake Chad - decrease in area ...

Lake Chad - decrease in area 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001

Lake Chad - decrease in area 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001

File type Download Size Language
.jpg .jpg Download 33 kb -
.pdf .pdf Download 253 kb -
Uploaded 17 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2006 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz and Hugo Ahlenius UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Straddling the borders of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon in West Africa, Lake Chad has been a source of freshwater for irrigation projects in all these countries. This graphic traces the shrinkage of Lake Chad and changes in vegetation from 1963 to 2001. It includes maps of the lake from 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001. Climatic changes and high demands for agricultural water are responsible for the lake's shrinkage.
Downloads: 201     Rating: 3
  • Household income by source, Masvingo province, Zimbabwe
  • Fish yield and fish sanctuaries, MACH sites
  • Guatemala, case study locator map
  • Income from participants in the MACH study, Bangladesh
  • Logging concessions in the Guatemalan Maya Biosphere Reserve (MAB)
  • Niger case study provinces reference map
  • Tanzania case study, locator map
  • Micro-credit support and income, MACH project